Inhibitory control

cognitive process that permits an individual to inhibit impulses and behavioral responses to stimuli in order to select a more appropriate behavior that is consistent with achieving goals

Inhibitory control is a cognitive process that permits an individual to inhibit impulses and natural, habitual, or dominant behavioral responses in order to select a more appropriate behavior consistent with values and goals.

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  • Blessed are they who, setting aside their own pleasure and inclination, consider things according to reason and justice before doing them.
    • Saint John of the Cross, The Sayings of Light and Love, as translated by Kieran Kavanaugh and Otilio Rodriguez (1991), #45

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